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A fee-for-service facility offering biomarker research support including consultation on study design, preparation and analysis of samples, and data analysis.

Assay capabilities:

Enzyme immunoassays (ELISA), electrochemoluminescence & kinetic reaction assays targeting

  • hormones (cortisol, DHEA, Estradiol, Testosterone)
  • inflammatory markers (CRP, IL-1 beta, IL-6, TNF-alpha)
  • enzymes (salivary alpha-amylase)

Multiplexed assays using magnetic beads, polystyrene beads,or MSD platform

Telomere length analysis

Sample types: saliva, serum, plasma, urine, blood and hair from humans & animals

Please remember to acknowledge our work in any publication that uses data from the BCL – it is an important metric for our evaluation. Example: We thank the Biomarker Core Laboratory in the Department of Biobehavioral Health, Penn State for biological assay data.